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Crowdfunding crowds out Wall Street

Mon, 29 Oct 2012 09:27:40 CDT
By: Jim Browne

Crowdfunding crowds out Wall Street Non-profit groups are being creative with how they replace traditional funding sources eaten up by the financial crisis. One of the most promising ideas is "Crowdfunding," where individuals donate start-up money, often on line. GLT's Jim Browne talks with the organizer of a DIY crowdfunding seminar that's coming up tomorrow on the ISU campus:

   
The Center for Emerging Entrepreneurs is hosting a crowd funding seminar tomorrow evening at ISU's Alumni Center beginning at 6:30. It's free for ISU. students, $5.00 for others with each ticket going into a raffle for an IPad2.
Larry Maschhoff talks about one venture, a wrist watch I-phone device, that used crowd sourcing to raise a lot of money, fast:

   
Link to kickstarter
   

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